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Raises vary widely for GRU administrators

While there has been an overall 6 percent increase in administrative pay at Georgia Regents University since it was created by consolidation, raises and promotions have caused vastly different ...
By Tom Corwin and Sandy Hodson | Saturday, May 2, 2015

Welding students learning valuable, lucrative skill

That shared dedication to hard work has kept Richmond County's only welding prorgam together since the 1980s, a course designed to offer a "supportive family" and future career prospects.
By Sean Gruber | Friday, May 1, 2015

New MCG, University ties possible, dean says

Medical College of Georgia Dean Peter Buckley revisited the school's strategic plan and checked in on satellite campuses across the state.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, May 1, 2015

Paine College drops 35 students for nonpayment

Paine College is dropping 35 students as a result of nonpayment of tuition, a “tough decision” being made to reduce the college’s debt and help remove Paine from a probation sanction with its ...
By Tracey McManus | Wednesday, April 29, 2015

GRU to hold groundbreaking ceremony for dorm

University officials, students, and developers will host a groundbreaking for a new 724-bed dormitory complex Friday, the opening move in GRU's decade long plan to integrate the university's ...
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Milestones tests see smooth launch locally

As some schools in Geor­gia reported glitches during the Georgia Milestones launch, Co­lum­bia and Richmond counties said they avoided the worst of the technical issues.
By Sean Gruber | Monday, April 27, 2015

Chinese physicians exchange ideas at GRU

A handful of physicians from Jiangsu Province Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine are spending three months at GRU as part of an exchange between institutions that is being facilitated by ...
By Tom Corwin | Monday, April 27, 2015

Mock job interviews help students prepare

Around 330 Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School students attended a "Business Buzz" breakfast designed to teach "soft skills" to high school students readying for college or future careers.
By Sean Gruber | Sunday, April 26, 2015

Growth factors, immune response key for stem cells

The real power of these cells comes from their ability to regulate the immune response and spark the body's own regenerative machinery, leading researchers said. 
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, April 25, 2015

MCG Foundation gives $1 million

The foundation is donating $1 million to the J. Harold Harrison MD Edu­cation Commons building, which will be used to help retire some of the debt the building still carries.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, April 24, 2015

GRU students rally to support grieving Georgia Southern

About 300 other students from GRU's College of Nursing gathered Friday to pay their respects to five Georgia Southern students who were killed in a crash.
By Travis Highfield | Friday, April 24, 2015

Paine trustees extend interim president's contract

The Paine College board of trustees voted to extend interim President Samuel Sullivan's contract until June 2016 at its spring meeting last week, and voted to establish a search committee for a ...
By Tracey McManus | Friday, April 24, 2015

Opinions on Murphey-Josey merger remain mixed

Around 50 Murphey Middle School and T.W. Josey High School parents gathered at Joey's cafeteria to discuss the planned merger of the two schools with Richmond County school officials Thursday.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, April 23, 2015

Spending of reserves questioned at GRU

While it helped solve problems working together years ago, Georgia Regents University and its health systems and faculty practices should re-evaluate whether that integrated governance is still ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, April 23, 2015

School board approves Davidson building sale

New York businessman Ernest English Jr. said he plans to close on a $500,000 purchase with the Richmond County Board of Education on May 7. The board of education approved the sale on Tuesday.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, April 23, 2015

New workers not prepared for job openings

The Augusta region's workforce is getting old, and the younger generation isn't studying career fields to prepare for job openings in the next five years, according to a study released Wednesday.
By Meg Mirshak | Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Azziz to next GRU President: 'Take the time' to know community

Ricardo Azziz, who resigned earlier this year and will step down as president July 1 to begin a year-long "education leave with pay," also had some advice for his successor in an interview afterward.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, April 22, 2015

RCBOE officially chooses IE2 flex option

The Richmond County Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution to choose the Investing in Education Excellence flexibility option during Tuesday's committee meeting.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Organization organizes mobile food drive

More than 40 high school students of Youth Leadership Augusta are asking for nonperishable food donations for their Driving Hunger Away mobile food drive Saturday.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Former doctor's book awaits word on movie deal

The book "On Call in Hell: A Doctor's Iraq War Story" by retired Navy Commander Richard Jadick has been optioned to be made into a movie.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Raises vary widely for GRU administrators

While there has been an overall 6 percent increase in administrative pay at Georgia Regents University since it was created by consolidation, raises and promotions have caused vastly different ...
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